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Iran, Armenia to provide Turkmenistan with internet transit

Iran, Armenia to provide Turkmenistan with internet transit

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Following the agreements between Iran and Armenia, the two countries will provide Turkmenistan with internet transit. Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology met with his Armenian counterpart Vahan Martirosyan and discussed cooperation opportunities in the fields of internet bandwidth transit, cybersecurity and postal exchange between...

Iran, Oman to step up IT coop.

Iran, Oman to step up IT coop.

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Following the visit of an Iranian delegation of knowledge-based companies to Oman, the two countries reached agreement to expand bilateral cooperation in information technology.Last week, a trade delegation headed by Ali Morteza Birang, Deputy for International Cooperation of the Office of Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, and comprising ten...

Study Challenges Long-Standing Concept in Cancer Metabolism

Study Challenges Long-Standing Concept in Cancer Metabolism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Scientists have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg effect. Scientists at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg...

Iran to launch communications satellite by 2021

Iran to launch communications satellite by 2021

TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of Iranian Space Research Center Hassan Haddadpour said if everything goes according to plans, Iran will place 3 remote sensing satellites and one communications satellite in orbit by 2021.Manufacturing and launching satellites is an important part of space industry which can create a large amount of revenue by offering satellite services, so much...

Researchers make robots for disabled rehabilitation

Researchers make robots for disabled rehabilitation

TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – The CEO of an Iranian knowledge-based firm announced the company’s access to soft robot technologies, and said developing the technology could create a revolutionary improvement in the life quality of the physically impaired.Amir Salar Jafarpishe, the CEO of a knowledge-based company specializing in rehabilitation technologies, announced this piece of...

Iran to coop. with APSCO on building microsat, CubeSat  

Iran to coop. with APSCO on building microsat, CubeSat  

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia) – Head of Iranian Space Agency said Iran is currently in cooperation with APSCO member states to design and develop two international satellite projects.Mohsen Bahrami told Mehr News on Saturday that the Small Student Satellite Project (SSS Project) includes the development of a ‘microsatellite’ and a ‘CubeSat’ satellite, adding “we are in charge of parts...

Iranian made bandage delivers meds autonomously

Iranian made bandage delivers meds autonomously

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia) – A team of researchers from the University of Nebraska, Harvard medical school and MIT have developed a bandage that releases medication over time. The medical bandage is made of electrically conductive fibers coated with hydrogel. The gel contains medication such as antibiotics, growth factor and painkillers meaning that one bandage could contain several...

Iran, Europe to cooperate on Nano security

Iran, Europe to cooperate on Nano security

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – The Research and Innovation department of European Commission expressed interest in cooperating with Iran in the area of Nano security.This new development came about during the two-day event called Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) which is one of the events of EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation, taking place in...

New Research to Combat Pancreatic Cancer

New Research to Combat Pancreatic Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – New research is underway that could help scientists combat the most lethal of cancers: pancreatic cancer. Tal Danino, a professor at the Data Science Institute, is conducting research that could help scientists combat the most lethal of cancers: pancreatic cancer.In a recent study, working with a team of researchers, Danino demonstrated that bacteria in pancreatic...

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A huge space rock approaching Earth is set to make a relatively close pass next week when it flies by our planet at about one-eighth of the distance to the moon. NASA said it would use the opportunity to test its ability to tackle the asteroid threat.Asteroid 2012 TC4, approaching Earth at around 30,000 mph (14 km/s), is set to pass at a distance of about 27,000 miles...